Tag: Film

Oily Country: Dutch Disease

Venezuela is one of the world’s largest exporters of oil and has the world’s largest proven oil reserves at an estimated 296.5 billion barrels (20% of global reserves) as of 2012. The country is a founding member of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC). Despite the knowledge of the existence of oil reserves in Venezuela for centuries, the first oil


The purpose of matte painting is to create realistic elements that are able to replace live-action elements and/or improve existing live-action footage in films. Matte painters work with several types of content; live-action footage, digital still photography, CG elements, and digital paint. For this series, I want to create inverted matte paintings, whether digital or classical